Tuesday, February 21, 2012

University Career Center & The Presidents Promise Opportunities - February 21st

EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES:
Spring Career and Internship Fair 2012 - Sponsored by the University Career Center & The President’s Promise.
Three day event: February 21, 22, 23 • 12:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: Stamp Student Union

This annual 3 day event provides students an opportunity to meet face-to-face with employers to discuss internship as well as full-time and part-time employment opportunities. Each day has different employers so students are encouraged to plan ahead. Attendees should dress professionally and bring multiple copies of resumes.

Career Fair Prep Workshop for the Criminal Justice Career and Internship Fair 2012
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3100 South Hornbake Library)

The University Career Center & The President's Promise will provide a short introduction to the following topics: how to prepare for a career fair, creating and presenting your sixty-second commercial, questions to ask, tips for what to wear, and much more. If you are not sure how to shine at the fair, this workshop is for YOU! *For BSOS students only.

For additional information about this event, contact Crystal Sehlke at csehlke@umd.edu.

NETWORKING EVENTS:
The White House Office of Presidential Correspondence: Employer Networking and Information Session
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3100 South Hornbake Library)

The White House Office of Presidential Correspondence is looking for smart, energetic, civic-minded young professionals like you to help execute an important charge from the President. The mission of the Office of Presidential Correspondence is to listen to the American People, understand their stories and concerns, and respond on behalf of the President. If you are interested in Economics, Foreign Policy, Environmental Policy, Health Policy, Education, or Civil Rights, and: Work well in team settings; Are comfortable working on computers; Are always looking for new challenges; Are an American citizen over the age of 18 Please email your full name, volunteer program of interest, and current resume to: volunteer@correspondence.whitehouse.gov There are a limited number of volunteer positions, so apply today!

Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified. For additional information about this event, contact Adrianne Bradford at abradfor@umd.edu.

Spring Mock Interview Clinic
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 • 10:00AM - 03:00PM

Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3100 South Hornbake Library)

Need help preparing for an interview? Would you like to gain valuable interviewing tips from employers BEFORE the interview? Need someone to practice your responses with? Come and meet with employers from a variety of sectors and practice your interviewing techniques with them in order to prepare for the real thing!

Students: ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! (http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=2695)

Industry Networking Series: Careers & Internships in International Development
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 • 04:30PM - 06:30PM
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3100 South Hornbake Library)

Not sure what International Development is or are you interested in interning or working full-time in International Development? Are you trying to find a career that allows you to enjoy your passion for making a difference? Confused about how to use your major in this field?

Join us for a panel discussion with several international development organization representatives followed by a networking social.

Professional dress is suggested.

Participating Employers Include:
World Bank Group
Peace Corps
USAID
Inter-American Development Bank
International Monetary Fund, and more.

*Students, to RSVP for this event, please visit: https://umd-csm.symplicity.com/events/SINS2012